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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Spring Flower card



M & M 
(Materials and Method)

Ranger gloss card
Adirondack  alcohol inks: sailboat blue stormy blue,  silver,  pearl, yellow
Blending Tool and felts
Grunge paper 
Tattered Florals Die
Hardware findings die
wooden flower
Sunshine eyelts
Hairy string
Bakers Twine 

Inked the gloss paper  using blender and felts with alcohol inks in shades of blue, pearl, silver, yellow and stream to provide a background.
Cut grunge paper using tattered florals die and used just one layer.
Cut grunge paper   using hardware findings die and used just one part (door hinge) using as stem
Inked the grunge paper flower with yellow ink and highlighted with stream
Inked the door hinge with stream
after drying , attached hardware stem to flower. 
Decorated centre of grunge paper flower with small wooden flower
Punched some holes around corners of card and inserted sunshine eyelets
Threaded eyelts with hairy string and bakers twine.
Had fun Vee xx
Would like to enter this into Crafty Bloggers Network weekly challenge  "Spring"

http://craftybloggersnetwork.blogspot.com/2012/02/challenge-15-spring-time.html 

18 comments:

  1. Really beautiful hun, love the flower
    Lindsay xx

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  2. Great card I love it. Chris xx

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  3. Its a lovely card. It is such great fun playing with the alcohol inks isn't it - therapeautic and anything goes.
    Well done
    Claire x

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    1. Thank you very much, Claire, yes I do love my alcohol inks very freeing xx

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  4. Ooh...absolutely lovely.
    xx

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  5. This is a really lovely card Vee, we all need to make time to play.
    Janet

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    1. thank you, Janet I do like to my hands inky!! xx

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  6. wow a messy crafter totally out of my comfort zone. fabe card love it. louise xx

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    1. lol you cheered me up !! xx and thank you for liking my card xx

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  8. Gorgeous, love the flower and colours. Thanks for joining the CBN this week, NJ X

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  9. Thank you very much, Nicola it was great to enter. xx

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  10. I want to know you add poster colors in the background!
    Its looking so sweat!


    Membership Cards
    Membership Card Printing

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Vee xx